File:911 commission seal.svg|200px|thumb|right|The commission's seal
The '''National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States''', also known as the '''9/11 Commission''', was set up on November 27, 2002, "to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11 attacks
", including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks.
The commission was also mandated to provide recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.
Chaired by former Governor of New Jersey|New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean
, the commission consisted of five United States Democratic Party|Democrats
and five United States Republican Party|Republicans
. The commission was created by Congressional legislation, with the bill signed into law by President of the United States|President George W. Bush
The commission's 9/11 Commission Report|final report
was lengthy and based on extensive...